sjena

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Ekavian): sȅna
  • (Čakavian, Ikavian): sina

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sěnь.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sjêna/
  • Hyphenation: sje‧na

Noun[edit]

sjȅna f (Cyrillic spelling сје̏на)

  1. shadow
    Tamo gdje je svjetlo, mora postojati sjena, a gdje je sjena mora biti svjetlo
    Where light is, there must be a shadow, and where the shadow is, must be light.
  2. silhouette
  3. shade
  4. umbrage
  5. ghost
    • 1982, Jadranka Stojaković (lyrics and music), “Sve smo mogli mi”:
      Nikoga nema u praznom gradu
      Ulice moje korake kradu
      I ja kao sjena sad lutam.
      Nobody is around in the empty city
      the streets steal my paces
      and I am strolling like a ghost.
  6. wraith
  7. adumbration, shading
  8. hatching

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